More than half of professionals who join gig economy do so as a lifestyle and career choice — Staffing Industry Analysts

Today’s “stopgap” approach to work could be tomorrow’s standard work strategy. A transition is clearly underway when more than half of professionals in on-demand work indicate they chose the flexible work option.

The study, Flexible Working: a career and lifestyle pathway, found that 54% of independent workers had embraced flexible working by choice to meet their personal needs and goals. Meanwhile 36% regarded it as a stopgap between direct, permanent roles.

Source: World – More than half of professionals who join gig economy do so as a lifestyle and career choice

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